Curley, Custer’s Crow Scout: Albumen Cabinet Photograph by D. F. Barry, Circa 1885. Curley (Ashishishe), one of the Crow (Apsaalooke) scouts assigned to Custer during the Sioux Wars. He is wearing traditional fur-wrapped braids, a tiered shell necklace, and an intent expression. Curley scouted for the Seventh Cavalry during the Little Bighorn expedition and was […]
Carroll Johnson, Tom Lewis, George B. Mack and Edward Howard.
For president, Abram Lincoln. For vice president, Hannibal Hamlin. 1860
Liberty. “Liberty brings to the earth justice and peace”. 1864
Gigantic oak tree on the Tejon Ranch, Kern county, Calif.; Indian man, woman and small girl in front of the tree. Carleton Watkins
Man shearing a sheep in stall at headquarters of the San Emigdio Ranch, Kern County, Calif. Carleton Watkins
Ducks, turkeys, chickens & stud horse, O’Hare Ranch. Carleton Watkins
Horse-drawn cart beside artesian well, Kern County, CA. Carleton Watkins
Abraham Lincoln of Illinois. Andrew Johnson of Tennessee. No. 37
New York, N.Y., Harbor, Statue of Liberty City Hall and Park, New York A street haberdashery, New York Manhattan entrance to Brooklyn Bridge, New York Knickerbocker Trust Building, New York On the beach at Rockaway, N.Y. During a performance at Hammerstein’s Paradise Gardens, New York New York, N.Y., curb market, Broad Street New York Public […]
A Southern street fair, Vicksburg, Miss. Washington Ave., Ocean Springs, Miss. N.O. (New Orleans?) naval supply yard, Gulfport, Mississippi The Steamboat landing, Vicksburg, Miss. A cypress swamp
Avenue of live oaks, Audubon Park, New Orleans, La. Scottish Rite Cathedral, New Orleans, La. New Orleans, La., Mardi Gras Day, the “Red” Pageant. Oyster luggers at the levee, New Orleans. French Market, New Orleans, La. Charcoal boats in Old Basin, New Orleans, La. Southern Pacific Railroad transfer boat carrier, New Orleans, La. Good Friday […]
African American family at the Kingsley Plantation on Fort George Island in Jacksonville, Florida.
Amputees on porch with nurses or Reconstruction Aids.
The Peg Leg Department of the Surgical Appliances Association in London, allied with the American Red Cross, where all splints and similar appliances for American soldiers on this side of the water are made. The workers are all women, who have become highly skilled in their unique war work. They supply both the American and […]
Native Americans from Southeastern Idaho, ca. 1897
GUNSHOT FRACTURE OF THE SHAFT OF THE RIGHT FEMUR, UNITED WITH GREAT SHORTENING AND DEFORMITY. FRIEDRICH, JOHN PVT F 127 Drs. LOWELL, A.L. & TOWARD & LAPHAM Battle of HONEY HILL, 30 NOV 1864
Houston, J.C. United gunshot fracture of the upper third of the left femur. Pvt, G, 25, Ohio Martin, H.B. Bull Run, 2nd 30 Aug 1862
Nathan Henderson Gunshot fracture of skull. Pvt, b, 1, mich, petersburg, va 25 mar 1865 n/P w m 1 1 0 bontecou, r.B. N/P n/P harewood hospital, wash. Dc. N/P bound in amm, vol. 7.
ANDERSON, JOHN GUNSHOT FRACTURE OF SCAPULA. PVT C 207th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS Battle of FORT DAMNATION, VA 2 APR 1865 Dr RB BONTECOU, HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, WASH. DC. See also CP 61 BOUND IN AMM, VOL. 7. HISTORY ON VERSO. CIVIL WAR
PILGRIM, FREDERICK GUNSHOT FRACTURE AND EXCISION OF ELBOW JOINT. PVT Company D 8th New York CAVALRY Battle of DINWIDDIE Court House, VA 1 APR 1865 Dr RB BONTECOU, HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, WASH. DC. See also CP 379, 991-3 BOUND IN AMM, VOL. 7. HISTORY ON FRONT OF CP 993. CIVIL WAR, GANGRENE Otis Historical Archives National […]
Petersburg, Virginia (vicinity). Execution of William Johnson, Negro soldier.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Confederate soldiers as they fell near the center of the battlefield. Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer.
Washington, D.C. Hanging hooded bodies of the four conspirators; crowd departing. Washington, D.C. Gen. John F. Hartranft and staff, responsible for securing the conspirators at the Arsenal. Washington, D.C. Coffins and open graves ready for the conspirators’ bodies at right of scaffold.
Rev. George Beecher, (1868-1951), Kearney, Nebraska.
The Chrisman sisters, 1886. Lizzie Chrisman filed the first of the sisters’ homestead claims in 1887. Lutie Chrisman filed the following year. The other two sisters, Jennie Ruth and Hattie, had to wait until they came of age to file. They both filed in 1892.
American location unknown, ca. 1859. Stereoview of a scene from a minstrel show entitled White Slave, United States.
Portrait of Winnebago man, Charkshepshutsker (Red Eagle), Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Winnebago Tribes http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/
Portrait of Oto man, (George) Arkeketah, Head Chief. Part of Siouan (Sioux) and Otoe Tribes. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/
An Hour’s Search; Or Aunt Venus hunting for Florida Fleas, 1880
Negro family, Paradis, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Blacks, New Orleans, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier
Blacks, Paradis, Louisiana. Photographer: George Francois Mugnier